CancerCare Manitoba
Diagnosing Lumps

You may be referred to a surgeon, an imaging centre or the WHRA Breast Health Centre to have a breast lump, mass or thickening investigated by one or more of the following procedures.

Click the highlighted words for a definition of the test.

Imaging Tests:

  • provide pictures that help determine the size, shape and makeup of the area
  • they are reviewed by radiologists who are experienced in tests related to the breast
  • the most common tests are: